FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (December 18, 2015) – Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing and lifecycle cost management, announces their recognition in the twelfth-annual Food Logistics FL100+ list, profiling top technology companies influencing the global food and beverage supply chain. The winners of the FL100+ list were released in the November/December 2015 issue, and online at www.foodlogistics.com.
According to Food Logistics, technology companies that make its annual list offer products and solutions that benefit the industry in a myriad of ways, from reducing food waste and extending shelf life, to facilitating safe and sanitary transportation of product and assuring regulatory compliance.
“As software and technology continues to influence the food supply chain, we are seeing substantial increases in productivity and lowered operating costs,” noted Lara L. Sowinski, Editor-in-Chief at Food Logistics. “With the help of software solution providers, equipment manufactures and technology innovations, distribution companies at all levels will continue to grow towards the shared goal of more efficient industry.”
Food Logistics recognized Fleet Advantage this year for its Advanced Truck Lifecycle Administrative Analytics Software (ATLAAS). The technology is a proprietary platform designed to monitor and manage a fleet’s fixed and variable costs including fuel economy, vehicle/driver interaction and vehicle safety warnings to pinpoint the most efficient lifecycle of each truck. A user-friendly interface also allows fleet managers access to all pertinent finance and analytical data needed to monitor and manage their KPI’s with a few keystrokes. ATLAAS is currently monitoring over 9,000 tractors with capabilities of monthly, quarterly and annual fleet budgeting.
“We’re extremely proud to be recognized for the second year in a row as a top FL 100+ technology provider. Fleet Advantage stands alone as the only company in the [food] distribution industry that can help clients lower fleet costs by leveraging their own data to support decision-making,” said Brian Holland, President and CFO of Fleet Advantage. “Combining ATLAAS with our competitive finance rates and industry expertise on truck specifications, utility cycles and cost containment, we have seen saving upwards of $10,000 per year, per vehicle, depending on their operation.”
About Food Logistics
Food Logistics is published by AC Business Media Inc., a business-to-business media company that provides targeted content and comprehensive, integrated advertising and promotion opportunities for some of the world’s most recognized B2B brands. Its diverse portfolio serves the construction, logistics and supply chain and other industries with print, digital and custom products, events and social media.
About Fleet Advantage
Fleet Advantage serves corporate fleets and guarantees the absolute lowest cost of ownership by matching proprietary data driven IT processes with fleet analytics using the latest eco-efficient clean diesel technology to achieve the optimum vehicle productivity, while reducing fuel and maintenance costs. Fleet Advantage is ranked as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the state of Florida and the fastest growing independent truck lessor in the U.S. In 2013, Fleet Advantage was also named to Inc. magazines’ 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies in the nation. In 2011, CEO John Flynn was awarded the Florida Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® award in the “Emerging” category.
Fleet Advantage’s ATLAAS interface allows fleet managers to monitor the and manage fleet duel economy, interactions between vehicle and driver, maintenance and repair items, vehicle safety systems, total operating cost. With this information, ATLAAS assists manager in determining each vehicle’s optimum economic life. The technology behind ATLAAS can help fleets meet their emissions goals and keep operating costs down.